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Burns & McDonnell Assistant Graphic Designer in Kansas City, Missouri


The Assistant Graphic Designer will support public relations, marketing and sales departments with the design and execution of print and other graphics, incorporating appropriate interpretation to meet our internal client’s communications needs.

  • Assist with developing approved concepts into multiple campaign components.

  • Assist with converting written communications into graphics that support and enhance the client’s communication, as well as the brand.

  • Ensure brand guidelines are followed for brand consistency.

  • Produce final files for production and design advertisements.

  • Assist in development of creative ideas and concepts.

  • Attend client meetings to understand project design objectives.

  • Conduct market research before developing design concepts.

  • Assist with presentation of concepts to clients.

  • Attend creative "think tank" sessions.

  • Perform varied illustration skills, including rough sketches.

  • Assist in photography sessions.

All other duties as assigned     


  • Candidate must have a Bachelors in fine arts/graphic design or visual communication; or an Associates Degree in fine arts/graphic design or visual communication and at least 2 years experience.

  • Basic Knowledge of industry-standard graphic design and layout software (i.e. Adobe Creative Suite, etc.) with comprehensive understanding of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Basic Knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint.

  • Ability to problem-solve, skills and transform complex ideas to graphic representations.

  • Demonstrate ability to apply color theory and color relationships.

  • Demonstrate understanding of good layout principles.

  • Basic conceptualization skills for alternative printing, production and packaging techniques.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Strong visual proofing and error-checking skills.

  • Skill managing tight deadlines for concurrent projects with various teams.

  • Ability to manage work on multiple fast-paced projects.

    - Basic HTML knowledge a plus.


Job Graphic Design

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing.

We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.

Are you ready to create amazing?

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 200396



Equal Employment Policy: It is the policy of Burns & McDonnell to offer equal opportunity in all areas of employment to all qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other classes protected by applicable law. View our EEO policy statements.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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